cryptozygous

adjective
cryp·​to·​zy·​gous | \ ˌkrip-tə-ˈzī-gəs How to pronounce cryptozygous (audio) , (ˈ)krip-ˈtäz-ə-gəs How to pronounce cryptozygous (audio) \

Medical Definition of cryptozygous

: having a wide skull and a narrow face so that the zygomatic arches are concealed when the skull is viewed from above

Other Words from cryptozygous

cryptozygy \ ˈkrip-​tə-​ˌzī-​gē How to pronounce cryptozygy (audio) , krip-​ˈtäz-​ə-​gē How to pronounce cryptozygy (audio) , -​jē \ noun, plural cryptozygies

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